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A 62-year-old female asked about a 62-year-old female:

Does subchondral insufficiency fracture of the superolateral aspect of the left femoral head require a surgery?

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Usually: this is a high risk risk stress fracture for progressing to catastrophic fracture. Usually recommended to pin it to prevent prigression

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Last updated Apr 6, 2015

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